Almost half of all men and a third of all women in the United States will receive a cancer diagnosis at some point during their lives. And, unfortunately a cancer diagnosis often comes with little warning. The good news is research has made great strides and many cancers that previously had a grim prognosis, now have positive outcomes.
Kidney disease is diagnosed when a person’s kidneys are unable to filter blood the way they should. This lack of filtration can cause waste to build up in the body and ultimately lead to other health-related complications. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a common condition that affects 30 million adults in the United States and is the 9th leading cause of death. While anyone can be diagnosed with CKD, there are some who are at a higher risk of developing the disease.
Coronary artery disease is a common condition in our society. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates approximately 735,000 heart attacks occur yearly in the United States. And, as you likely understand, recovering from a heart attack is not something that happens overnight.